Racism drives illness and early death, study finds

Racism drives illness and early death, study finds

Racial bias in housing, education, employment, criminal justice and other domains condemn Black people in Rochester and the Finger Lakes to sicker and shorter lives.

Common Ground Health names new chief medical officer and chief program officer

Common Ground Health names new chief medical officer and chief program officer

Former Chief Medical Officer Dr. Thomas Mahoney remains as consultant

Campaign spreads youth mental health resources across Finger Lakes region

Campaign spreads youth mental health resources across Finger Lakes region

Local teens create "FLX Teens Are Alright" mental health literacy initiative to ease struggles exacerbated by COVID-19

Finger Lakes COVID-19 vaccination program granted $1 million

Finger Lakes COVID-19 vaccination program granted $1 million

United Way of Greater Rochester announced it has convened funding partners to provide $1 million to the Finger Lakes COVID-19 Vaccination Program.

City seeking applicants for Food Policy Council

City seeking applicants for Food Policy Council

Mayor Lovely A. Warren is joining with Common Ground Health and Foodlink in seeking city residents to serve as members on Rochester’s first Food Policy Council.

Community partners to address long-term care staffing through task force

Community partners to address long-term care staffing through task force

Task force is part of Monroe County's new efforts to improve long-term care staffing retention and career pipeline

COVID-19 Vaccine: A Community Conversation For Indigenous People in the Finger Lakes

COVID-19 Vaccine: A Community Conversation For Indigenous People in the Finger Lakes

Online event seeks to answer questions and hear concerns from Indigenous people.

Common Ground Health Launches  COVID-19 Vaccine Speakers Bureau

Common Ground Health Launches COVID-19 Vaccine Speakers Bureau

A new COVID-19 Vaccine Speakers Bureau provides up-to-the-minute, vetted facts for groups and organizations throughout the Finger Lakes region—at no charge.

Local Safety Measures Kept Schools Open and Safe During COVID Crisis, Regional Task Force Reports

Local Safety Measures Kept Schools Open and Safe During COVID Crisis, Regional Task Force Reports

Finger Lakes Reopening Schools Safely Task Force issues interim report.

All hands on deck effort drives  COVID-19 vaccine signups for Black and Latino residents

All hands on deck effort drives COVID-19 vaccine signups for Black and Latino residents

Goal is to overcome barriers that have created inequity in vaccination rates.

Task Force: Vaccine site in heart of city is a 'game changer'

Task Force: Vaccine site in heart of city is a 'game changer'

The new mass vaccination site will open in early March at the former Kodak Hawkeye parking lot on St. Paul & Ave. E.

Finger Lakes COVID-19 Vaccine Task Force launches

Finger Lakes COVID-19 Vaccine Task Force launches

Common Ground Health among group to oversee efficient and equitable roll out of COVID-19 vaccines.